Recessed in the wall between studs! Easy installation. Simply put construction adhesive (not included) on the back side of the frame and push it into the opening in your drywall, or you can screw it to the studs on each side. Fully adjustable glass shelves. Concealed hinges with soft close built in, door is left undrilled for a knob or handle so you can mount it to open either direction. Solid Maple doors. Made in the USA. Framing in the wall around the opening is not necessary.